Have you ever wondered how animals come to do their work at Animals as Natural Therapy? Enjoy our Fall Newsletter 2016 (Fall Newsletter PDF Version here) Learn more about our animal partners Find out who is coming and going at ANT. Contemplate forgiveness with our counselor Lorna. Be inspired by a volunteer and an intern’s reflections. AND get our upcoming Wishes For Our Stars Gala on your calendar!
County therapy program uses animals to build trust and confidence. By Steve Guntli Troubled teens, elders and veterans can find peace and learn to build relationships with Animals as Natural Therapy (ANT). ANT is a Bellingham-based nonprofit that uses animals to help people heal, grow and learn. ANT works with troubled children, seniors, veterans and disabled people to help them develop relationships and build interpersonal skills. Sonja Wingard is the executive and program director for ANT. She started the program 16 years